QUEENSLAND / NORTHERN TERRITORY
The Queensland / Northern Territory Branch leads the ACA Salary Survey and developed the HR Policy Templates.
ACA – Qld conducts monthly professional development activities including lunch forums on practice-related issues and site tours of exemplar projects.
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ACA - Qld/NT Update
The ACA – Qld/NT has already hosted two of its monthly events for the year, with a series of site visits, roundtables and lunch forums still to come.
Contracts and How to Survive Them
Making contracts work for you. In the April ACA Insight national webinar Wendy Poulton and Natalie Sullivan outline key issues in contracts, and provide some tips on how to negotiate them.
Congratulations Catherine Baudet
Catherine Baudet's decades of advocacy for women in architecture has been recognised with the Paula Whitman Prize for Leadership Gender Equity.
ACA Insight - the National Webinar Program
ACA Insight – the National Webinar Program gives all members the opportunity to join a national discussion on the business of architecture.
The Future of Practice: The architectural firm as a design knowledge ecosystem.
What is the future of architectural practice? In the first ACA Insight national webinar for 2017, Dr Peter Raisbeck argues that practices need a major rethink and a new focus on design knowledge ecosystems.
Announcing the ACA Insight 2017 Webinar Program
The ACA is delighted to announce the 2017 ACA Insight National Webinar Program. Put the dates in your diary now!
Do Unto Others
ACA National President Steve Kennedy wishes all well, and urges architectural practices to look forward to 2017 with 'optimism for ourselves but also with optimism and generosity towards our staff'.
ACA - Qld/NT Roundup
It's been busy at ACA – Qld / NT lately! We present a roundup of activity and introduce two committee members.
Seasons Greetings from Qld/NT
President Mark Williams reflects on a successful and busy year for ACA – QLd/NT.
Save the Date - The Future
Celebrate the new year with industry colleagues and Queensland's future leaders - your recently registered architects.
ACA Financial Training
Greg Isaac provides an overview of the recent financial training program undertaken by all ACA elected members.
ACIF Forecasts - November 2016
ACIF has released is Construction Industry Forecast for November 2016.
ACA 2016 Annual General Meeting
2016 ACA Annual General Meeting – Monday 12 December.
QUT Creative Industries Site Tour
Join ACA – Qld / NT on the last site tour of 2016 – QUT Kelvin Grove Creative Industries Precinct 2.
ACA Member Offer - Fee Proposal Workshops
Blue Turtle is offering ACA members a 10% discount on its Fee Proposal Workshops around Australia in November.
ACA - QLD/NT 2016 Architectural Deep Knowledge Award
Ignite your team's competitive spirit at the ACA – QLD/NT Trivia Night on Friday, 4 November 2016 on the Rooftop of Wesley House, Brisbane.
Know Your Employment Contract
Join Michael Corrigan and Paul Viney in conversation on 19 October about the ins and outs of employment contracts.
2016 Salary Survey Report and Analysis
The ACA has released the report on findings of the 2016 National Salary Survey – salaries are up very slightly, but worrying trends continue – there is still a gender pay gap and some practices persist in paying under Award minimums!
People @ architecture - national webinar
Laraine Sperling focuses on the people of architecture for the August 2016 webinar.
Coomera's new Indoor Sports Centre
The August ACA – Qld/NT site visit is to one of the first buildings completed for the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games.
ACA - Qld/NT Election
Nominations are now open for the 2016 ACA – Qld/NT elections.
Architects in Australia
Insightful reports by Gill Matthewson chart the professional profile of architects and the industry’s growth and development in recent years through the 2001, 2006 and 2011 Censuses.
Brand Marketing for Architects
Join Lindy Johnson at the next ACA – Qld/NT lunchtime event as she outlines the importance of brand and marketing to architectural practices.
Event report: Queens Wharf
Queens Wharf Brisbane: Envisioning the Heart of a “New World City” – a report on ACA – Qld/NT’s February 2016 event.
2013-14, a Year of Achievement for ACA - Queensland
ACA – Qld President Geoff Street reports on activities, events and initiatives of 2013 – 14.
ACA – Qld/NT's Christmas drinks celebrated the states' new architects, as well as kicking off the festive season.
ACA - Qld / NT Christmas Drinks
You deserve an early finish! Come along to the ACA – Qld / NT Christmas Drinks to celebrate a successful year and the promise of an even better year in 2016.
Join ACA – Qld/NT for a panel discussion about managing non-compliance.
Architects on Fire and Architectural Deep Knowledge Award
Come along to Architects on Fire and contest the 2015 Architectural Deep Knowledge Award.
Streamlining the Tender Process
Join ACA – Qld/NT for a lunchtime presentation by Damien Stokes and John Wheeler from Stokes Wheeler about ensuring your tender processes are efficient and effective.
Event Report - BIM Demystified
A brief report on the recent ACA – Qld/NT event, BIM Demystified.
The Devil is in the Data - BIM demystified!
Let's talk about BIM... Join ACA – Qld/NT for lunch and a presentantion on BIM and what it means for your practice.
UQ Oral Health Centre - Site Visit
The UQ Oral Health Centre explores new boundaries in teaching, research and clinical practice – Ben Doolan reports on the ACA – Qld/NT visit.
Construction Market Report
What are the economic forecasts for your state? The ACIF Construction Market Report is out now.
Fee Structures and Productivity Output
How do we improve practice profitability? Job-by-job, day-by-day. Greg Wines reports on the discussion at the ACA – Qld/NT’s November event.
Message from Mark Williams
Mark Williams, the new ACA – Qld/NT President, provides an update in activities and plans.
Architecture and Healing
A report on the ACA – Qld/NT site tour to Lady Cilento Children’s Hospital.
The Infrastructure Q Directions Statement from the Queensland Government.
No More 'Best and Final Offer' in Qld!
The Queensland Government has removed ‘Best and Final Offer’ processes from all tendering procedures.
Lady Cilento Children’s Hospital Site Tour
Save the date for the ACA – Qld/NT's next site visit to the Lady Cilento Children’s Hospital.
Thank you Mark Trotter
Mark Trotter has made a remarkable contribution to the ACA and the wider profession.
Architectural Quiz and Riverfire Event
Join ACA – Qld/NT for the inaugural Architectural Quiz and Riverfire event.
Welcome new ACA members
The ACA is delighted to welcome new members across Australia.
ACA – QLD/NT’s July lunch forum in Brisbane, titled ‘Risky Business – a claims overview’, focused on claims trends and recent observations.
Negotiating the Risk in Disability Standards
What are the risks involved with disability standards? An event report on ACA – Qld’s lunchtime forum.
ABC Site Tour - Report
A report on ACA – Qld's site visit to the ABC Headquarters
Negotiating the Risk in the Disability Standards
ACA – Qld's next lunch forum sees guest speaker Bryce Tolliday address the issue of risk in disability standards.
Why HR Policy Matters
With the release of the new ACA HR Policy Templates, we outline the benefits of having policy in place for practices of all sizes.
Is Cloud the Answer?
ACA Qld's April lunchtime forum offers members an opportunity to understand the main drivers behind cloud migration.
Fee Proposal Workshops
Blue Turtle is offering ACA members a discount on its Fee Proposal Workshops being held around the county in November.
Brisbane Supreme & District Courts
ACA – Qld's first event for 2014 is a site tour of the new Brisbane Supreme and District Courts by Architectus and Guymer Bailey.
Queensland Calendar of Events
ACA – Qld has a full program of site tours and discussion events planned for 2015.
New Queensland Committee Members
Welcome to Bruce Forrester and Robert Wesener.
Guide Employment Agreements
The ACA Employment Agreements provide member practices with guide that they can review and adjust to suit their particular practice.
Preliminary Observations from the Inaugural Salary Survey
The ACA ran its inaugural salary survey in mid-2013. What does it tell us about renumeration in the profession?
Event Report: Client Risk Management
What potential risks might clients present? What are the warning signs? What strategies and structures can architects use to reduce risk?
Event Report: HR Policies
Your human resources policies and procedures are in place, but are they implemented and consistently followed?
Event Report: Succession Planning
What will your legacy be? Succession planning was the hot topic at ACA – Qld’s last event for 2013.
HR Policy Templates
The ACA is delighted to announce that a set of HR Policy Templates are now available to members.